After a week off for the grueling life of a retailer on Free Comic Book Day, Lee returns with four of next week’s books- only one can be reviewed, in the triumphant return of the FOURTHPOLL!!!!
So, sorry about last week. FCBD is pretty intense on my end.
This week sees the following choices:
Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis #1
WRITER: Warren Ellis
PENCILS: Kaare Andrews
THE HEROIC AGE IS HERE! The superstar team of Warren Ellis and Kaare Andrews (SPIDER-MAN: REIGN) take X-Men into the Heroic Age! Something’s happening in the tiny East African city of Mbangwi. Something that requires immediate investigation. A newborn sprouts metal electrodes and explodes, taking out an entire hospital. Is this the first wave of mutant rebirth that the X-Men have been praying for…or something very, very different? Something sinister?
Writer(s): Alan J. Porter
Artist(s): Allen Gladfelter
Lightning McQueen is going all out to win the Route 66 Dash, a cross country, Cannonball Run-style race! But with his partner, Mater, slowing him down, how can he hope to best Chick Hicks and his partner, the Drift King?
Iron Man: Noir #2
WRITER: Scott Snyder
PENCILS: Manuel Garcia
INKS: Lorenzo Ruggiero
In 1938 New York City, when the country is at the brink of war, Tony Stark has discovered something that could turn the tide…and save his life. The plot thickens as Tony and his crew take to the high seas in search of the Lost City of Atlantis, with the Nazis hot on their heels. Scott Snyder and Manuel Garcia reimagine classic Marvel characters as they’ve never been seen before, in the second issue of a pulp thrill ride
Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #2
WRITER: PAUL TOBIN
PENCILS: ALVIN LEE
INKS: TERRY PALLOT
LETTERED BY: NATE PIEKOS
Iron Man, Hulk and Spidey rocket into space to stop a potentially devastating meteor shower from reaching Earth, but are surprised to find the meteors are actually Meteor Men, a group of intergalactic frat boys engaging in their most awesomely favorite extreme sport: Planet-Bombing. After negotiations (Could the Hulk quit hitting us, please?) the Meteor Men agree not to bombard Earth IF the heroes show them an equally good time on a variety of other planets, and other extreme sports. Will our heroes survive Albernathean Rhino Riding? How about Kree Karaoke? Or the galaxy’s most dangerous extreme sport, Black Hole Bungee Jumping?
POLL CLOSES SUNDAY NITE AT MIDNIGHT!!!
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Posted originally: 2010-05-07 23:16:25